Riding high on the success of the recent "Fare Thee Well" reunion concerts in Chicago over the July 4th weekend, original Grateful Dead members Bob Weir, Bill Kreutzmann, and Mickey Hart have announced the formation of a new group called Dead & Company. Rounding out the band will be guitarist John Mayer, bassist Oteil Burbridge, and keyboardist Jeff Chimenti.
Yesterday, the group announced that its first concert would be Halloween night at the legendary Madison Square Garden in New York City. Bob Weir told Billboard that more concerts can be expected.
WHEN DO DEAD & COMPANY TICKETS GO ON SALE AND WHAT'S THE PRESALE CODE?
American Express presales begin August 10th. The general public onsale is August 14th.
Dead & Company Tour Dates and Tickets
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If you're curious about John Mayer's skills playing Grateful Dead music, revisit his performance with Bob Weir on the Late Late Show in February and full concert with Phil & Friends in June of this year.
Grateful Dead bassist Phil Lesh will be playing with his band on the same night at The Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, New York, a mere 31 miles away.